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Respiratory Care Anatomy and Physiology

Foundations for Clinical Practice

Perfect for both practicing therapists and students in respiratory therapy and associated professions, this well-organized text offers the most clinically relevant and up-to-date information on respiratory applied anatomy and physiology. Content spans the areas of basic anatomy and physiology of the pulmonary, cardiovascular, and renal systems, and details the physiological principles underlying common therapeutic, diagnostic, and monitoring therapies and procedures. Using a clear and easy-to-understand format, this text helps you take a more clinical perspective and learn to think more critically about the subject matter.

Paperback, 480 Pages

Published: October 2012

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-07866-5

Contents

  • SECTION I: THE RESPIRATORY SYSTEM

    1. The Airways and Alveoli

    2. The Lungs and Chest Wall

    3. Mechanics of Ventilation

    4. Ventilation

    5. Pulmonary Function Measurements

    6. Pulmonary Blood Flow

    7. Gas Diffusion

    8. Oxygen Equilibrium and Transport

    9. Carbon Dioxide Equilibrium and Transport

    10. Acid-Base Regulation

    11. Control of Ventilation

    12. Ventilation-Perfusion Relationships

    13. Clinical Assessment of Acid-Base and Oxygenation Status

    14. Physiological Basis for Advanced Oxygenation and Lung Protective Strategies

    15. Physiological Basis for Treating Sleep-Disordered Breathing NEW!

    16. Fetal and Newborn Cardiopulmonary Physiology

    SECTION II: THE CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM

    17. Functional Anatomy of the Cardiovascular System

    18. Cardiac Electrophysiology

    19. The Electrocardiogram and Cardiac Arrythmias

    20. Control of Cardiac Output and Hemodynamics

    SECTION III: THE RENAL SYSTEM

    21. Filtration, Urine Formation, and Fluid Regulation

    22. Electrolyte and Acid-Base Regulation

    SECTION IV: INTEGRATED RESPONSES IN EXERCISE AND AGING

    23. Cardiopulmonary Response to Exercise in Health, Disease

    24. Effects of Aging on the Cardiopulmonary System

    APPENDICES

    I. Symbols and Abbreviations Used in Cardiopulmonary Physiology

    II. Units of Measurement

    III. Equation Derivations

    IV. Dubois Body Surface Area Chart

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